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2.09 Story problems

Interactive practice questions

There were $13$13 flowers in Pauline’s garden. $2$2 more flowers grew, then Pauline picked $8$8 flowers to put in a vase.

Which number sentence matches the word problem for the number of flowers left in the garden?






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A rabbit took $8$8 jumps forward, then took $2$2 jumps back.

The temperature was $21$21 °C at the start of the day. During the day, the temperature rose by $4$4 °C.

Ray has $10$10 comic books. Danielle has $3$3 less comic books than Ray.

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uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving two-, three-, four and five-digit numbers


generalises properties of odd and even numbers, generates number patterns, and completes simple number sentences by calculating missing values

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